Jo-Carroll Energy is a not-for-profit distribution cooperative with more than 25,000 electric and gas accounts in four northwest Illinois counties.
Regulators routinely approve mergers between utilities as a matter of course. Only twice in the last thirty years has a regulatory body rejected such a merger.
Make that three times.
In 2013, the Minnesota legislature passed a law to allow the creation of “solar gardens”.
In early July, two bills passed the New York State legislature to provide tax incentives to geothermal heat pump (GHP) installations.
Utilities across the country have tried to impose fixed charges on solar customers’ bills.
Active community members are a critical component in making a solar group purchase successful.
The recent growth of distributed energy generation in the U.S. has been phenomenal, but not without growing pains. Every state has a unique story about its path to a more diverse energy portfolio.
Last year, the Federal Government spent more than three billion dollars to help low-income families pay for winter heating.
Last month, the Obama Administration announced the Nati
The Walton EMC electric co-op began almost eight decades ago, when seven community leaders donated $1 each towards the organizational expenses of a co-op to provide electricity to residents of rura